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Southern sandplain gecko

Southern sandplain gecko (Lucasium bungabinna)
Bungalbin Hill, Western Australia
Photo © Brad Maryan
Lucasium bungabinna - Doughty & Hutchinson, 2008
Pronunciation  loo-KAY-zee-umm  
Etymology  Lucasium: Named after Arthur Lucas.
bungabinna: "The specific epithet has been coined by combining the names of the Bungalbin sandplain (WA) and Yellabinna Dunefield (SA; Copley and Kemper 1992), the land systems from which almost all specimens of L. bungabinna have been collected. We treat the name as a noun in apposition."1
Other names  Lucasium stenodactylum 
Snout-to-vent length
Species avg: 5.5 cm
Clutch size
Description Distribution Natural history Conservation Further information More photos


Southern interior of Western Australia and South Australia.

Found in the following Australian states/territories

South Australia, Western Australia


Sandy desert terrain. Known to shelter in holes, such as spider burrows.1

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